On Thursday’s episode of “The View,” co-host Meghan McCain reacted to Chrissy Teigen’s announcement that she’d decided to leave Twitter after 10 years due to the platform having a negative affect on her life — by complaining about her own social media experience. Although McCain tried to explain that she didn’t need a pity party because she “chose to be a public figure,” she also pointed out that because her opinions are usually different and more blunt, she gets attacked much more often than her co-hosts. “It’s about how fat I am, that I’m a disgusting, white woman of privilege, I only get anywhere because of my dad,” she complained. “Anything you guys have already said is not anything I haven’t thought, or felt, or been insecure about my whole life.” Also Read: 'The View': Meghan McCain Calls Out Georgia Cop's Comments on Mass Shooter as 'Textbook Definition of White Privilege' (Video) “I’ve spent a quarter of my life trending on Twitter,” McCain continued, citing that she understood how constant negativity and comments can affect your mental health — which is basically the only thing she said that actually touched on Teigen, as everything else centered on her own experiences. “I am the one conservative woman in all of mainstream television,” McCain said. “I’m the only one left. I say things that people just don’t want to hear, and if they disagree with me, it automatically becomes personal.” To say McCain frequently comes under fire on social media would be an understatement. The co-host usually trends during the show’s airing for everything from her political views to her debates with her co-hosts to her choice of hairstyle. So it’s not really surprising that she used her segment about Teigen’s decision to talk about her own issues with being a prominent public figure on the social media platform. Also Read: 'The View': Meghan McCain Ripped for Suggesting 'Race and Gender Are More Important Than Qualifications' “I was trending on Twitter yesterday,” McCain said, referencing Wednesday’s comments about race and identity that led to a backlash of criticism. “And 9 million times…I don’t think it’s ever been positive. It’s always something negative. And it’s not just random people. It’s people with blue checkmarks. So I get it. I get why Chrissy Teigen can’t do it.” Read original story ‘The View': Meghan McCain Has Thoughts About Chrissy Teigen’s Twitter Exit That Are Mostly About… Meghan McCain At TheWrap
Gerald Stratford became a social media sensation during lockdown after tweeting pictures of his oversized vegetables.
Kellyanne Conway’s Twitter account appeared to post — and then delete — a topless photo of her 16-year-old daughter Claudia Monday night. The picture was shared on Kellyanne’s Fleets, a series of photos or videos that disappear after 24 hours instead of remaining on a Twitter user’s timeline indefinitely. Prior to its deletion, social media users screenshotted the post, then shared it again. At least one user censored the image of Claudia before re-distributing it. In now-deleted TikTok videos, Claudia responded to her mother’s Twitter Fleets story, saying, “I’m assuming my mom took a picture of it to use against me one day and then somebody hacked her or something.” Claudia asked followers on TikTok to report the original photo if they saw it. The picture posted on Kellyanne’s Fleet appeared to be taken by one phone of a second phone’s screen. Claudia believes that Kellyanne took a photo of her topless selfie when her phone was confiscated. In a statement to TheWrap, Twitter wrote, “Through technology and human review, we’ll proactively remove any images that violate the Twitter Rules.” Also Read: Kellyanne Conway Says It's 'Sick' to Focus on Her 15-Year-Old Daughter Claudia Claudia, who has regularly spoken online about her desire to be emancipated and who has publicly accused her mother of abuse, suggested the one-time Trump administration official could go to jail for the child pornography that appeared on her account. The shocking post appeared a few days after Claudia Conway posted — and deleted — videos that she said were proof of verbal and physical abuse. She has also posted what she says are clips of police officers performing wellness checks at the home and has detailed what she says have been dealings with child protective services that she has not found helpful or acceptable. A representative for the family did not immediately return a request for comment. Conway exited the Trump White House in August 2020, shortly after her daughter began publicly talking about her desire for emancipation. At the time she said, “For now, and for my beloved children, it will be less drama, more mama.” In October 2020, while both Conways were diagnosed with COVID-19, Kellyanne Conway lashed out on Twitter at anyone who focused on her underage child’s social media content, branding observers “sick.” Claudia had posted on TikTok that Trump was “doing badly” after his own COVID-19 diagnosis and doctors were doing “what they could do to stabilize him” after he was hospitalized. A few days prior, Claudia broke the news that her mother had COVID on TikTok before Kellyanne revealed it herself. In a series of posts, Claudia wrote that her mother had lied about her test results being negative and infected her after “coughing all around the house.” Claudia later also tested positive. Read original story Kellyanne Conway Accused of Sharing Topless Photo of Her Underage Daughter At TheWrap
Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon’s Twitter account was suspended on Thursday, not long after he called for the execution of Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray in a new episode of his online talk show “War Room.” The episode of “War Room” was also pulled from YouTube, though Bannon’s account remains up as of this writing.Representatives for YouTube and Twitter did not immediately respond to requests for comment from TheWrap. But according to TechCrunch, Bannon’s account has been suspended “permanently,” which means Bannon can appeal the suspension but unless Twitter changes its mind, he’s banned from the platform.In the episode, posted Thursday morning, Bannon was discussing a hypothetical second Trump term. After advocating that among Trump’s first second term orders of business should be firing both Wray and Fauci, Bannon said, “I actually want to go a step farther but the president is a kind-hearted man and a good man. I’d actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England. I’d put the heads on pikes, right? I’d put them at the two corners of the White House as a warning to federal bureaucrats, you either get with the program or you’re gone.”Also Read: Networks Cut Away, CNN Calls Trump 'Pathetic' After Speech Falsely Claiming He's Been CheatedShortly after, Steve Bannon and his co-host Jack Maxey offered some additional thoughts on the matter that certainly suggested they might actually be serious.“Just yesterday, there was the anniversary of the hanging of two Tories in Philadelphia,” Maxey said. “These were Quaker businessmen who had cohabitated, if you will, with the British while they were occupying Philadelphia. These people were hung. This is what we used to do to traitors.”“That’s how you won the revolution. No one wants to talk about it. The revolution wasn’t some sort of garden party, right? It was a civil war. It was a civil war,” Bannon replied.Steve Bannon, the former editor-in-chief of Breitbart, was the head of Trump’s 2016 election campaign and subsequently Trump’s chief strategist and senior counselor after the election, until August 2017.Watch the video for yourself below:Steve Bannon calls for Dr. Fauci and FBI Director Wray to be beheaded "as a warning to federal bureaucrats"@youtube prohibits "inciting others to commit violent acts against individuals"https://t.co/OECKxxQSzX pic.twitter.com/zBHimpUZT5— Madeline Peltz (@peltzmadeline) November 5, 2020Read original story Steve Bannon’s Twitter Account Suspended After Calling for Execution of Dr Fauci and FBI Director Wray At TheWrap
Kim Kardashian West got dragged after posting a series of tone-deaf tweets bragging about how “humbled and blessed” she is to have spent her 40th birthday partying on a private island… while so many Americans are struggling just to make ends meet during a global pandemic.“40 and feeling so humbled and blessed,” she tweeted Tuesday, along with several pictures of the grand experience.“After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time,” she added.The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star, who turned 40 on Oct. 21, added that she was “humbly reminded” of how “privileged” her life is.Also Read: 'PAW Patrol: The Movie' Adds Kim Kardashian West, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler Perry to Voice Cast“We danced, rode bikes, swam near whales, kayaked, watched a movie on the beach and so much more. I realize that for most people, this is something that is so far out of reach right now, so in moments like these, I am humbly reminded of how privileged my life is,” she wrote.But several critics on Twitter were not so impressed with her braggadocious display.“Humble is doing a hell of a lot of heavy lifting here!” wrote author Sheila O’Flanagan.One user added: “Not sure these photos or this trip communicates ‘humbled’ but go off.”“Wow so fun my family still hasn’t met my six month old baby but I’m glad you’re rich!” wrote another.Still another commented: “It’s not a good look to share gleeful news like this while people are struggling and dying. Look at me, I’m crazy rich, can get tested everyday, fly my friends to private islands and pretend the hell you’re living in doesn’t exist. Oh, wait, it doesn’t for me. I’m rich!”I feel like, maybe, you should not have shared this with us and just kept it to yourself. People are dying and the rest of us are suffering as we watch the body count rise quarantined in our homes. This is tone deaf and insensitive.— sully park (@sullypov) October 27, 2020In fairness to Kim, Jeffrey Epstein’s island was A BARGAIN to rent— Armand Domalewski (@ArmandDoma) October 27, 2020I can't even hug my mom, but glad you got to go to your private island and do whatever you wanted. pic.twitter.com/qwEBHJMT9P— GND Now (@Itsameantonia) October 27, 2020This year has humbled most of us too….especially the 8 million of us that slipped into poverty. Glad your bday was fun though!— Melissa Marie (@MelissaMarie_) October 27, 2020Read the room.— Oonagh (@Okeating) October 27, 2020After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time. pic.twitter.com/fLg9gfkfRs— Josie Huang (@josie_huang) October 27, 2020Read original story Kim Kardashian Roasted Over Tone-Deaf ‘Humbled and Blessed’ Tweets Bragging About Private Island At TheWrap
The tweet from Chadwick Boseman’s account announcing his death on Friday became the most liked tweet of all time, Twitter announced.“Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King. WakandaForever,” said the notice from the official Twitter account on Saturday afternoon. Boseman’s verified account tweeted out a family statement confirming his death and revealing he was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer in 2016, then battled the disease over the last four years as it advanced to Stage IV.pic.twitter.com/aZ2JzDf5ai— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020Also Read: Barack Obama Makes Twitter History With Charlottesville Response“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” the statement read. “From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more — all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”At press time Saturday afternoon, the tweet from Boseman’s account had 5.6 million likes. The previous record-holder was a tweet from former president Barack Obama, which currently has 4.3 million likes."No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…" pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017Obama set the record in 2017 with a tweet about the violence at white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia. The tweet features a photo of the former president peering into a window, face-to-face with some children of varying races. The photo was taken in 2011 when he was visiting his daughter Sasha’s school in Bethesda, Maryland.“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” the tweet read, quoting a famous creed from Nelson Mandela.Read original story Chadwick Boseman Tweet Announcing His Death Is Most Liked Tweet Ever At TheWrap
Is cancel culture really coming for "Paw Patrol"? Probably not — but people are still arguing about it.
The Washington Post took a dive Thursday into the charitable giving of the 50 wealthiest people and families in America, revealing that many of them — like the paper’s owner Jeff Bezos — didn’t contribute “much, when accounting for their vast personal fortunes,” as the coronavirus ravaged the American economy and killed thousands.The paper did not shy away from shining a critical light on its owner.“Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man in the world with a fortune of $143 billion and who is also the owner of The Washington Post, gave $100 million to Feeding America and up to $25 million for All in WA, a statewide relief effort in Washington,” the Post noted. “For the median American, Bezos’ giving is the equivalent of donating $85. His aerospace company, Blue Origin, pledged to 3-D print face shields for front line workers but did not disclose the value of that contribution.”Also Read: CNN Disputes Trump's Chris Cuomo Jab: 'Surely You Have More Important Issues Than TV Ratings'The Post heralded only two billionaires for stepping “into the spotlight”: Bill Gates and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey. While the paper highlighted Gates’ leadership during the crisis and the work done by his foundation, it noted, “In terms of donations from his personal wealth, for the median American donor, Gates’s giving to date equates to about $283.”Comparatively, the Post found, Dorsey’s giving equated to $27,000 for the median American.The 50 wealthiest people and families surveyed for the project have a collective net worth of nearly $1.6 trillion. Their publicly announced donations amounted to $1 billion or so, “which sounds like a lot of money but adds up to less than .1 percent of their combined wealth,” said the Post.“More than half of these billionaires have publicly donated cash and a few say they have given something — money or in-kind contributions — but declined to specify how much. But almost a third have not announced any donations and declined to comment or did not reply to requests for comment,” it said.Read original story Washington Post Uncovers Owner Jeff Bezos’ 2020 Charitable Gifts: Equivalent to $85 for Median American At TheWrap
Snapchat will no longer promote President Donald Trump’s account, Snap Inc. told TheWrap on Wednesday, after determining the president’s recent comments promote violence and racial tension.Trump’s Snapchat account will remain on the platform but will no longer be featured on Discover, Snap’s page for curated news and stories. Snap made its decision this past weekend, according to a company rep, after the president tweeted “vicious dogs” and “the most ominous weapons” were being used against protestors who got “too frisky” in Washington D.C.“We are not currently promoting the President’s content on Snapchat’s Discover platform. We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover,” a Snap spokesperson told TheWrap. “Racial violence and injustice have no place in our society and we stand together with all who seek peace, love, equality, and justice in America.”Snapchat will continue to promote presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s account on Discover, a Snap rep told TheWrap. The Snapchat stories featured on Discover, according to Snap’s website, are “put together and moderated by Team Snapchat, and some are created by third-party publishers.”President Trump’s digital team had been looking to use Snapchat more to sway young voters ahead of the 2020 election, according to a recent Bloomberg report. The president has about 1.5 million followers on the platform.Snap’s decision comes after CEO Evan Spiegel said Snapchat would look to stop promoting, but not ban, accounts he believes tear at America’s social fabric.“We will make it clear with our actions that there is no gray area when it comes to racism, violence and injustice,”Spiegel said in a memo posted to Snap’s blog on Monday “We simply cannot promote accounts in America that are linked to people who incite racial violence, whether they do so on or off our platform.”The decision also comes a week after the president sparred with Twitter, after the platform added a fact check to two of his tweets. Later in the week, Twitter also added a notification to one of the president’s tweets, saying it broke the company’s rules on “glorifying violence.” In retaliation, Trump signed an executive order asking for Section 230, a law that protects tech giants from being sued for what its users post, to be reviewed by the FCC. (One legal expert told TheWrap the executive order lacks “real teeth.”)Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, on the other hand, said his company is taking a more hands-off approach to moderating the president’s posts.“I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online,” Zuckerberg told Fox News last week. “Private companies probably shouldn’t be, especially these platform companies, shouldn’t be in the position of doing that.”Read original story Snapchat Stops Promoting Trump: ‘We Will Not Amplify Voices Who Incite Racial Violence and Injustice’ At TheWrap
President Donald Trump made repeated calls for “Meet the Press” anchor Chuck Todd to be fired after the show admitted that Sunday’s interview with Attorney General William Barr was “inadvertently and inaccurately cut short.”“Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd should be FIRED by ‘Concast’ (NBC) for this fraud. He knew exactly what he was doing. Public Airwaves = Fake News!” tweeted the president Sunday night, tagging the Twitter accounts for the Federal Communications Commission and its chairman Ajit Pai.On Monday morning, he tweeted the FCC again: “THIS IS A DISGRACE, EVEN WORSE THAN @NBC USUALLY IS, WHICH IS REALLY BAD. SLEEPY EYES MUST BE FIRED!” “Sleepy Eyes” is Trump’s nickname for Todd.Also Read: NBC's 'Meet the Press' Is Top Sunday Show Season-to-Date With 3.8 Million Average ViewersOn Sunday, “Meet the Press” played an excerpt from Barr’s CBS News interview in which he discussed Michael Flynn and said “history is written by the winner” — but didn’t play the rest of his comments: “But I think a fair history would say that it was a good decision because it upheld the rule of law. It helped, it upheld the standards of the Department of Justice, and it undid what was an injustice.”Sunday’s “Meet the Press” cut of the CBS News interview mirrored the one shown on Thursday’s CBS Evening News, which ended after Barr said “history is written by the winner, so it largely depends on who’s writing the history.” Friday’s CBS This Morning aired the clip in full, expanding it to include Barr’s statement about upholding the rule of law.Sunday, after playing the shorter clip, Todd remarked on Barr’s “cynicism,” then said, “It’s a correct answer, but he’s the attorney general. He didn’t make the case that he was upholding the rule of law. He was almost admitting that, yeah, this is a political job.”After Department of Justice spokesperson Kerri Kupec posted side-by-side transcripts of Barr’s full comments and those that were aired on the NBC News program, the “Meet the Press” Twitter account issued a reply.“You’re correct. Earlier today, we inadvertently and inaccurately cut short a video clip of an interview with AG Barr before offering commentary and analysis. The remaining clip included important remarks from the attorney general that we missed, and we regret the error,” it said.It was after Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway replied that “a tweet in no way covers the error” that Trump jumped into the Twitter thread with his initial call for Todd’s firing.Trump then spend part of Monday morning retweeting everyday user accounts criticizing Todd and NBC News.Read original story Trump Asks NBC News to Fire Chuck Todd After ‘Meet the Press’ Admits Airing ‘Inaccurately’ Edited Clip At TheWrap
The New York Times deleted a tweet linking to an article about President Donald Trump’s Thursday suggestion that ingesting disinfectant could be a possible coronavirus cure.“We’ve deleted an earlier tweet and updated a sentence in our article that implied that only ‘some experts’ view the ingestion of household disinfectants as dangerous. To be clear, there is no debate on the danger,” said a tweet from the account Friday.That tweet followed a new one linking to the original article. The updated copy read, “President Trump has promoted unproven and potentially dangerous treatments for the coronavirus. On Thursday, he speculated about treatments involving the use of household disinfectants that would be dangerous if put inside the body.”Also Read: White House Press Secretary Blames Media for 'Negative Headlines' About Trump Suggesting Disinfectant InjectionsThe now-deleted tweet read, “At a White House briefing, President Trump theorized — dangerously, in the view of some experts — about the powers of sunlight, ultraviolet light and household disinfectants to kill the coronavirus.”While the paper of record scrambled to clarify its original tweet Friday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany blamed the media for the negative attention Trump’s comments about injecting disinfectant have received.“President Trump has repeatedly said that Americans should consult with medical doctors regarding coronavirus treatment, a point that he emphasized again during yesterday’s briefing,” McEnany said in a statement. “Leave it to the media to irresponsibly take President Trump out of context and run with negative headlines.”Trump’s suggestion has been widely shot down, by everyone from White House coronavirus task force coordinator Deborah Birx to Lysol, which released a statement against ingesting its products.Read original story New York Times Deletes Tweet Saying ‘Some Experts’ Warn Against Ingesting Disinfectant At TheWrap
Fox News host Laura Ingraham and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparred on Twitter Friday, and not for the first time, either.It all started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on marginalized communities and communities of color, writing, “COVID deaths are disproportionately spiking in Black + Brown communities. Why? Because the chronic toll of redlining, environmental racism, wealth gap, etc. ARE underlying health conditions. Inequality is a comorbidity. COVID relief should be drafted with a lens of reparations.”Ingraham retweeted the congresswoman’s call to action, adding, “The Doctor of Mixology will save us!” in a reference to Ocasio-Cortez’s former job as a bartender.Also Read: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Laura Ingraham After Grammar Tweet: 'You're a Neo-Nazi Fan Favorite'“Didn’t you just put a doctor on your show who faked their employment at Lenox Hill hospital and touted a COVID ‘treatment’ that you tweeted & Twitter had to remove because a man may have died trying self-administer it?” Ocasio-Cortez replied. “I’m sorry, why are you on TV again?”She followed up with a link to a report that Twitter did, in fact, remove a tweet from the primetime host that promoted the drug hydroxychloroquine as having been used by one hospital in New York with “very promising results.” Ingraham went so far as to compare the patient to the Biblical Lazarus, a man believed to have risen from the dead by Jesus.“Typical liberal,” Ingraham branded her. “Doesn’t know the meaning of the phrase ‘admitting privileges’ versus ‘employed by’–maligning a man who has spent his life teaching and saving lives of late stage cancer patients.”The duo fought on the platform last August, too. During that interaction, Ocasio-Cortez called Ingraham a “neo-Nazi fan favorite” after the Fox News host corrected the grammar in one of her tweets.Read original story Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Fox News’ Laura Ingraham: ‘Why Are You on TV Again?’ At TheWrap
With several states on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic and much of rest of the country in self-isolation trying to stem the spread of COVID-19, Americans have kept busy by binge-watching new TV shows and rewatching old favorites. They’ve also kept busy by tweeting about their binge-watching and rewatching sessions. Over the past 10 days, there has been a 225% increase in tweets about rewatching and binge-viewing TV compared to the average amount Twitter saw last month, the social media platform told TheWrap on Wednesday. Among the TV series that users have been mentioning the most are currently airing shows like “The Walking Dead,” “Tiger King” and “Schitt’s Creek,” as well as concluded programs, like “Friends” and “Orange Is the New Black.” Also Read: Spring TV 2020: Premiere Dates for New and Returning Shows (Photos) Here are the 10 most-tweeted-about TV shows over the last 10 days, according to Twitter. 1. “The Walking Dead” 2. “Tiger King” 3. “Schitt’s Creek” 4. “Westworld” 5. “Little Fires Everywhere” 6. “Orange Is the New Black” 7. “Grey’s Anatomy” 8. “Friends” 9. “100 Humans” 10. “Feel Good” You’ll notice that of those 10 shows, four are Netflix originals, with AMC, Pop TV, HBO,...Read original story Tweets About Rewatching, Binge-Viewing TV Soar 225% From Last Month as Americans Stay Home At TheWrap
President Donald Trump lashed out at the media late Sunday night, criticizing news outlets — including Fox News — for near-constant coronavirus coverage and what he sees as criticism of his handling of the pandemic.“I watch and listen to the Fake News, CNN, MSDNC, ABC, NBC, CBS, some of FOX (desperately & foolishly pleading to be politically correct), the @nytimes, & the @washingtonpost, and all I see is hatred of me at any cost. Don’t they understand that they are destroying themselves?” he wrote at around 11:30 p.m., after a day full of tweets and retweets.Trump has been particularly critical of the media during the coronavirus outbreak. During a press conference Thursday, he attacked the New York Times and Washington Post, saying, “I know the truth and people out there in the world, they really don’t know the truth. They don’t know what it is.”Also Read: Fox News Media Headquarters in NY Hit With 4 Cases of CoronavirusMeanwhile, the outlets themselves have been ramping up measures to protect employees and outlining the seriousness of the threat facing the country in programming and articles.NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Craig Melvin have been hosting “Today” from their homes. At Fox News, where a fourth employee was confirmed to have tested positive for the virus on Saturday, hosts have implemented social distancing on all shows, sitting at least six feet apart from one another.The president has criticized Fox News for what he sees as attempts by the network to be “politically correct” repeatedly in recent months.Read original story Trump Lashes Out at Fox News and Other Media for ‘Destroying Themselves’ During Reporting on Coronavirus At TheWrap
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Tuesday afternoon, several prominent Democratic lawmakers announced they will boycott the 2020 State of the Union address scheduled for later in the evening.Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley, two members of the four-woman “Squad” of progressive congresswomen of color, announced via Twitter that they wouldn’t be attending the annual event.“After much deliberation, I have decided that I will not use my presence at a state ceremony to normalize Trump’s lawless conduct & subversion of the Constitution,” wrote New York’s Ocasio-Cortez. “None of this is normal, and I will not legitimize it. Consequently, I will not be attending the State of the Union.”Also Read: Iowa Democratic Caucus Results Delayed by 'Inconsistencies' as Campaigns Spin and Cable News SpeculatesMassachusetts’ Pressley tweeted, “The State of the Union is hurting because of the occupant of the White House, who consistently demonstrates contempt for the American people, contempt for Congress & contempt for our constitution. I cannot in good conscience attend tonight’s sham SOTU.”Reps. Maxine Waters and Frederica Wilson, who have both had personal confrontations with the president, will not be attending. Nor will Rep. Al Green, Steve Cohen, Earl Blumenauer and Hank Johnson.Waters’ statement on Twitter packed a punch: “To think that I would attend the SOTU to hear the message of an IMPEACHED president is a thought that in no way would be consistent w/ my fight and struggle against this dishonorable president. I will certainly NOT be there!”The State of the Union address is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will be carried by all the major networks.Read original story At Least 8 Congressional Democrats Will Skip Trump’s State of the Union Tonight At TheWrap
Shakira became the Super Bowl's most meme-able moment after wagging her tongue at the camera. Now, people are clarifying that it's actually a cultural gesture.